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NIH Public Access Compliance: By the Numbers and Tips for Authors

The NIH Public Access Policy implements Division G, Title II, Section 218 of PL 110-161 (Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008) which states: SEC. 218. The Director of the National Institutes of Health shall require that all investigators funded by the NIH submit or have submitted for them to the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Central an  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up March 2019

Learn more about Highly Cited Researchers and new changes to My Bibliography. Highly Cited Researchers List for 2018 Clarivate Analytics recently released the Highly Cited Researchers 2018 list that identifies scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple highly cited papers during 2006-2016. These researchers are among those whose publications  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up January 2019

Learn more about works in the Public Domain, open peer review and conflict of interest issues. January 1, 2019 was Public Domain Day. Works first published in the U.S. from 1923 are open to all. The Hathi Trust has created a collection of over 50,000 works published in 1923 that are in the public domain.  [Read more]

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Interested in Publishing Your Personal Story?

Many journals offer authors the option of submitting personal essays or perspectives related to the teaching, learning or practicing of medicine. MEDLINE/PubMed has a search filter to search for these types of works indexed in MEDLINE: “Personal Narrative.” Personal Narratives are works authored by physicians, investigators and students that reflect upon personal experiences in medicine  [Read more]

Announcements, Scholarly Publishing

History of Central Institute for the Deaf Book Now Available in Digital Commons@Becker

Becker Library is proud to announce that we are hosting a digital copy of the book “The History of Central Institute for the Deaf” in our institutional repository for the School of Medicine, Digital Commons@Becker, where it can be freely accessed. The book contains a chronology of significant events related to Central Institute for the Deaf  [Read more]

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ORCID ID: What is it and why should you have one?

ORCID is a non-profit organization that provides faculty, researchers and students with a unique alphanumeric identifier. The ORCID ID is a non-proprietary means of establishing your author name and identity and can be associated with scholarly works such articles, books/book chapters, posters and videos; and professional activities such as editorial work or grant submissions and  [Read more]

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Open Access Week and Digital Commons@Becker

Oct. 22-28, 2018, is Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year, which is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of open access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make open access  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-Up September 2018

Learn more about lab manuals, NCBI tools and current trends related to open access and publishing issues. The key to a happy lab life is in the manual. Nature. September 5, 2018 Mariam Aly from Columbia University in New York provides a commentary on her inspiration from  Jonathan Peelle from Washington University about sharing lab  [Read more]

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Spotlight on Washington University in St. Louis: 2015-2017 Publications

As follows is a brief overview of the 2015-2017 publications produced by authors from Washington University in St. Louis using Elsevier Scopus and SciVal. Scopus is a large database of peer-reviewed literature that contains 69 million publication records representing 25,000 journals and other sources worldwide covering the Sciences, Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities. SciVal  [Read more]